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Health and Safety Lead

Irwin & Colton
West Lothian, Livingston, Scotland
Up to £49000.00 per annum + Car allowance and great benefits
Closing date
5 Dec 2022

Job Details

Health and Safety Lead, Livingston (regional travel), Circa £49,000 + £6,000 Car Allowance

Irwin and Colton has been engaged by a high-profile civil engineer to recruit a Health and Safety Lead for the East Side of Scotland. The role is focused on helping to ensure the safe delivery of major, long term utility contracts across the region and will involve daily travel to sites. The organisation has an excellent track record across health and safety and this role is critical to its continued success.

Responsibilities for the Health and Safety Lead will include:

  • Implementing health and safety policies and procedures on site, ensuring compliance and keeping updated with key changes to legislation
  • Visiting sites and engaging with teams and managers, ensuring responsibilities are clear and answering technical Health and Safety related enquires
  • Conducting audits, inspections, and accident investigations
  • Engaging with the client and other external stakeholders, acting as a key point of contact

The successful Health and Safety Lead will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role ideally within utilities, civil engineering, construction or related industry
  • A NEBOSH or NCRQ Certificate and ideally relevant IOSH status
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities
  • A strong technical knowledge across relevant health and safety legislation, compliance and regulations

This position will require a self-starter who can lead by example and hit the ground running. A UK Driver's license is essential. Contact Andy Harris on or 01923 432 634. (Job reference - AH1918)

Irwin and Colton are a specialist Health and Safety recruitment company, based in the South East of England we recruit across the UK. We recruit all roles in the health and safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor positions.

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Irwin and Colton is a specialist recruitment company supporting health, safety, environment and sustainability professionals in creating a safe and sustainable future for the world.  We recruit experienced HSE professionals from Advisor through to Director level, covering all industry sectors and working across the UK and internationally. 

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01923 432 633
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